Latest secretary-general News

Food Systems Summit – “From New York back to Rome,” FAO takes on lead role in implementing outcomes
New coalitions announced at UN Food Systems Summit to increase access to healthy diets from sustainable food systems
Afghanistan: FAO urges G20 countries to increase support for rural farmers
UNITAR’S Virtual immersive experience aims to contribute to improve road safety efforts
IATA Announces Speakers, Agenda for World Air Transport Summit in Boston
Brazil: Reforms to spur competitiveness, productivity and trade would strengthen COVID-19 recovery
FAO launches UN’s International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021
Paris Agreement 5 years on: big coal exporters like Australia face a reckoning
OPINION: A multilateral agenda for a strong, resilient, green and inclusive recovery from COVID-19
WHO, IFRC sign memorandum of understanding on emergency medical teams
Call for Action: Managing Infodemic Manifesto
Urgent action is needed to reduce over-fishing and reform support to fisheries sector
FAO calls for anticipatory action in support of agriculture to give relief and hope to households in crises
Invest more in infrastructure, digital economy and energy transition for a strong and greener recovery from COVID-19 crisis
COVID-19 crisis adds pressure to private and public pensions systems
OECD Leaders’ Gathering and OECD Forum Virtual Events at 60th Anniversary of Signing of OECD Convention – 14
Czech Republic: actively support business and employment to strengthen COVID-19 recovery
Investing in a greener, fairer economy will strengthen recovery from COVID-19 crisis
International Platform for Digital Food and Agriculture can bring huge benefits to sector, high-level panel says
Fighting climate change through responsible investing: University President Meric Gertler
Continued fiscal support and public health action needed to make hope of recovery a reality
COVID-19 crisis accentuating need to bridge digital divides
Fresh kick-off for agri-food systems transformation
Lithuania: COVID-19 crisis reinforces need for reforms to drive growth and reduce inequality
FAO urges G20 to support farmers, protect vulnerable and invest in innovation
G20: Global co-operation and strong policy action needed for a sustainable recovery – OECD
World leaders join forces to fight accelerating crisis of antimicrobial resistance
On Data Protection and Privacy in COVID-19 Response
Conflict threatens global health security as children miss out on life-saving vaccines: report
Climate finance for developing countries rose to USD 78.9 billion in 2018
Innovation and digitalization key for agriculture development in Europe and Central Asia
OECD announces candidates for next Secretary-General
Empowering women to leave no one behind
WMO and IATA Agree to Improve Aircraft Meteorological Reporting
Monash scientist appointed to Un sustainable development advisory group
Social dialogue crucial to tackling impact of COVID-19 says Global Deal report
UNSW’s Wallace Wurth Lecture: good economics for hard times
COVID-19 crisis puts migration and progress on integration at risk
FAO, WMO and partners call for early warning and early action to avoid disasters
Impact of COVID-19 on people’s livelihoods, their health and our food systems
FAO, IFAD and WFP pledge to strengthen collaboration against hunger
ACCI endorses Senator Cormann for OECD
Improved capital markets can help Portugal build a dynamic business sector and support its COVID-19 recovery
Best time to prevent next pandemic is now: countries join voices for better emergency preparedness
COVID-19 causing greatest surge of child marriages in
UN welcomes nearly $1 billion in recent pledges – to bolster access to lifesaving tests
FAO teams up with UNWTO to boost sustainable rural tourism to help strengthen rural economies and conserve
Supporting developing countries to increase tax revenues despite COVID-19 challenges